The government's role in the economy

Fact checks related to national economic programmes including leveling up, the New Deal and nationalisation

29 September 2017

Does Labour expect a run on the pound?

Labour is not expecting a run on the pound, but both Corbyn and McDonnell support “scenario-plans” which consider what to do if it should happen under their government.

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Does Labour expect a run on the pound?
7 June 2017

Election 2017: what the parties haven’t told voters

Full Fact factchecks what the parties do say. Often what they haven't said matters even more.

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Election 2017: what the parties haven’t told voters
15 March 2017

Will there be half a trillion pounds of borrowing under Labour?

We've seen claims about Labour's plans for investment spending.

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Will there be half a trillion pounds of borrowing under Labour?
6 March 2017

The many ingredients of government spending

This is no ordinary cake.

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The many ingredients of government spending

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